Today's News

  • Local officers visit preschool

  • Vendors needed for PC band’s spring expo

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central band will host its first annual spring expo Saturday, April, 16 at Perry Central School Dome. Events will include an Easter hunt, craft and bazaar vendors, food, free crafts for children, coloring contest and a silent auction.
    Entrance to the event is free.
    A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space rents for $10 and a 12-foot by 12-foot vendor space will rent for $15. Tables are $2 each or vendors can furnish their own.
    To reserve space, call Jackie Contreras at 719-5796.

  • Shephard attends NYLSC in Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS – This year, students from across the nation will take part in a unique leadership development program being held in 35 cities across the country.

  • TC homecoming

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School students voted Sarah Drake and Rudy Clark homecoming queen and king. The two were crowned during ceremonies held Saturday, Feb. 19 between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games against North Posey.

  • TC Renaissance class to hold annual yard sale March 12

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance class has scheduled its annual yard sale for March 12 in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena. The sale will be held from 6 a.m. to noon.
    Those attending are asked to enter through Gate 3 off of Tell Street.
    Items available will include women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, household items, home décor, toys, two computer printers, an air hockey table and a variety of books.

  • Perry Central students up in one, down in none

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Captain’s Club sponsored a pizza party for students who raised at least one grade the second quarter of the school year, compared to the quarter, without letting any other grades fall. The students who earned straight A’s both the first and second quarter were also invited to the pizza party.


  • Birthdays, Feb. 25 - March 3

    To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong.
    If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    February 25

  • Birth announcements, Feb. 24

    Jacob Andrew Gilliam
    Samuel “Tripp” and Jerene Gilliam of Dublin, Ga., announce the birth of their son, Jacob Andrew Gilliam, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Fairview Park Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Gilliam is the former Jerene Kunkler.
    Grandparents are Jerome and Marlene Kunkler of Tell City and Samuel and Frances Gilliam of Abbeville, S.C.
    Great-grandparents are Samuel and Elizabeth Gilliam and the late Joseph and Otillia Kunkler and Leo and Josephine Jasper.

  • Hubert – Mayfield

    Khrystyna Hubert and Jeremy Mayfield were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Workshop to focus on farm financial recordkeeping

    CANNELTON – Purdue Extension will offer a series of workshops in March as part of the Risk Management Education for Farm Women program. There will be three workshops in the series and will be set up where you can attend one, two or all three workshops.

    On March 10 and 17, the first set of workshops will take place at Perry Central schools with a focus on financial management.